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Thursday, October 22, 2015

New Competitions for World’s Best Off-Grid Appliances Announced at White House Forum

New Competitions for World’s Best Off-Grid Appliances Announced at White House Forum

Global LEAP Awards speed super-efficient, quality-assured off-grid televisions and fans to fast-emerging clean energy markets

The Clean Energy Ministerial’s Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) has opened the 2015–16 Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards, an international competition to identify and promote the world's highest-quality, most energy-efficient off-grid appliances. This year’s competition will focus on off-grid televisions and fans. Nominations for the Global LEAP Awards are due 15 January 2016.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Internationally Aligned Test Methods and Performance Requirements for TVs

Internationally Aligned Test Methods and Performance Requirements for TVs

Policy Maker Summary from the APEC – CAST Project

This summary presents the results of an analysis of the global differences between test methodologies used to measure the energy performance of televisions, and energy performance policy requirements for televisions. It also identifies opportunities to work toward greater international harmonisation on testing and policy approaches.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

SEAD Announces International Competition to Recognize World’s Most Energy-Efficient Televisions

SEAD Announces International Competition to Recognize World’s Most Energy-Efficient Televisions

The Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) initiative has announced a competition to recognize the most energy-efficient flat-panel televisions around the world. SEAD Global Efficiency Medals will be awarded to the most energy-efficient televisions on the market as well as to new technologies that have the potential to greatly reduce energy use in the future.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Buying energy-efficient products during the Black Friday shopping season

Buying energy-efficient products during the Black Friday shopping season

Green is the new Black

Before visiting those retailers to take advantage of Black Friday and other holiday promotional sales, take a few minutes to ensure you are buying energy-efficient products. Consider the world’s most efficient models, as determined by the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competitions, and remember that purchasing energy-efficient products is good for both the environment and your bank account.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Global LEAP Awards Names Winning Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Global LEAP Awards Names Winning Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Winners have been named for the inaugural Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards competition, a Clean Energy Ministerial initiative to identify and promote the world's best, most energy-efficient off-grid color televisions and LED room lighting appliances.

Friday, October 25, 2013

The SEAD Global Efficiency Medal Competition: Accelerating  Market Transformation for Efficient Televisions

The SEAD Global Efficiency Medal Competition: Accelerating Market Transformation for Efficient Televisions

Maximizing energy savings by increasing the market share of super-efficient televisions

This paper discusses the first SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competition, which recognized the most energy-efficient flat-panel televisions, encouraging their production and sale. 

 

Saturday, June 1, 2013

SEAD Global Efficiency Medal TV Competition Outcomes

SEAD Global Efficiency Medal TV Competition Outcomes

This flyer describes the outcomes and impacts of the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competition for televisions, including manufacturer response, standards and labeling policy outcomes, financial and promotional incentives, and test lab capacity building.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Assessment of SEAD Global Efficiency Medals for Televisions

Assessment of SEAD Global Efficiency Medals for Televisions

This report describes the purpose and results of the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) initiative’s Global Efficiency Medal competition for flat-panel display televisions.

Friday, November 2, 2012

SEAD Global Efficiency Medal Television Awards

SEAD Global Efficiency Medal Television Awards

Describes the winning products in the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competition recognizing the world’s most energy-efficient flat-panel televisions. 
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